Mr. Li’s leadership experience with global financial institutions and major Chinese banks spans more than 20 years. Mr. Li is Member of the 13th National Committee of the CPPCC. He is a Vice Chairman of the Silk Road Planning Research Center and the Vice Chairman of Chinese Financial Association of Hong Kong. Mr. Li has held several C-suite positions including: Chief International Business Advisor of the China Development Bank, Vice Chairman of UBS Investment Bank Asia, CEO of Bank of China International Holdings, and Chief China Economist at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Li also co-founded the NYSE-listed company SouFun.
Mr. Li holds several academic positions including: Vice Chairman of the Institute for Governance Studies at Tsinghua University, Visiting Committee member of the MIT Economics Department and is a member of the MIT Sloan Finance Advisory Board.
He holds a BS in MIS from Tsinghua University, an MA in Economics from the University of California, Davis and a PhD in Economics from MIT.